Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:January, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 123 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
DENT40004 - Advanced Dental Study 1 DENT40005 - Child and Adolescent Oral Health DENT40006 - Oral Health Practice DENT40007 - Oral Medicine & Surgery DENT40008 - Oral Rehabilitation
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf David Manton
Melbourne Dental School
Currently enrolled students:
Year long (123 hours). 12.5 points.
This subject is a continuation of the research project commenced in Semester 2 of 4th year in Advanced Dental Study 1. Students will:
• establish their research methodology and complete collection of data by the end of Semester 1
Objectives: By the end of the Research Project teaching program in fifth year, the dental student should:
a) Have developed skills in formulating precise objectives and hypotheses for a research project
1. Oral presentation of the project at the end of Semester 2 - 20%
Formative assessment of the research methodology and data collection at the end of Semester 1.
Berry R 2004 The research project: how to write it, London; New York : Routledge, 2004
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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• Intellectual curiosity and creativity
Attendance at all research presentations is compulsory and will form part of the assessment.
The research project should be approximately 3000 words (excluding references, figures and tables) and be consistent with the style and standard required for article to be published in a refereed scientific journal.
The general form of reports must follow the rules for theses which are adapted from the Directions of the Academic Board Pursuant to Statute 12.5.1:
1. Manuscripts should be typed on International Standard A4 size paper with a margin on both sides of at least 3 cm wide.
The following points should be observed during preparation of the manuscript:
(a) scripts used for the oral presentation of the research work should NOT be submitted as the typed manuscript;
(b) manuscripts should be typed in 1-and-a-half-space on A4 size bond paper.
(c) before submission, manuscripts must be carefully proof-read;
(d) a Contents page should be included;
(e) sections of the manuscript should be identified clearly and entitled Abstract, Introduction, Literature
In the text, cite the references by the authors' names and the year, using et al. for 3 or more authors, eg. "Gram-positive pleomorphic rods have been isolated in major proportions from human dental plaques (Hardie and Bowden, 1974; Holmberg, 1976; Bowden et al., 1979)."
(ii) The reference style should be in the general format of the following:-
(iii) The titles of journals should be abbreviated according to the style used in Index Medicus.
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